Fair Labor Association

Type: Organization
Name: Fair Labor Association
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Students Activists Change Clothing Standards at Pitt

Sporting a pair of Toms will sometimes make you feel like you’re helping out those who are less fortunate, and the clothing sold by the University of Pittsburgh could be headed in that same wholesome clothing direction. Pitt has given its apparel licensees ... [Published 90.5 WESA - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

4 compliance stories you need to know right now

Compliance professionals must deal with an enormous variety of tasks and duties. From managing the supply chain to dealing with state and federal regulators to listening to the concerns of employees who could be potential whistleblowers, the challenges ... [Published Inside Counsel - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Business Affiliates Program Associate | FAIR LABOR ASSOCIATION

SUMMARY:The Business Affiliates Program Associate will support the Senior Program Manager in advising members on building and improving their CSR programs.MAJOR DUTIES:1. Work with the Senior Program Manager to ensure that there is a strong business perspective ... [Published Associations Now Magazine - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 3 reports

Apple Working To Reduce "Excessive Overtime" And Other Labor Violations At Chinese Factories

A 2013 audit of working conditions at Quanta Computers, a Chinese supplier of Apple products, pointed out various working violations at two factories in China, including excessive overtime and unpaid sick days, among others. Apple has been working with ... [Published Hot Hardware - Aug 18 2014]
Entities: Apple Inc, Quanta, Labor
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Fair Labor Association Delivers Findings of Two Apple Suppliers

The Fair Labor Association has published a new report today revealing its findings at two Apple facilities operated by supply partner Quanta in Changshu and Shanghai.The result of the report found a decent amount of violations at both facilities, including ... [Published IClarified - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Apple Supplier Facilities Still Plagued by Labor Violations

SAM YEH/AFP/Some of Apple’s overseas suppliers are still engaged in multiple types of labor violations, according to a new report from the Fair Labor Association (FLA), an independent organization that monitors companies’ compliance with international ... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Ethical fashion blends profit, development in Africa

The muddy streets of Kenya’s Korogocho slums are a far cry from the fashion boutiques of Paris, Milan, New York or London, but beneath a tin roof, workers from some of the country’s poorest communities are sewing buttons and stitching cloth for top international ... [Published Taipei Times Online - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 11 reports

Apple Supplier Facilities Still Plagued by Labor Violations

SAM YEH/AFP/Getty Images Some of Apple’s overseas suppliers are still engaged in multiple types of labor violations, according to a new report from the Fair Labor Association (FLA), an independent organization that monitors companies’ compliance ... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 5 reports

Fair Labor Association publishes data from audits of two Apple suppliers, Apple responds

The Fair Labor Association, the group that has been performing independent assessments of Apple’s supplier facilities since 2012, today published findings from audits of Apple suppliers it carried out last year after. The reports include assessments ... [Published 9 to 5 Mac - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Runaways to runway: 'Ethical' fashion changing lives of Africa's poor

NAIROBI - The muddy streets of Kenya's crowded Korogocho slums are a far cry from the fashion boutiques of Paris, Milan, New York or London. But beneath a tin roof, workers from some of the country's poorest communities sew buttons and stitch cloth for ... [Published Asiaone - Aug 12 2014]
Entities: Ethical, Kenya, Nairobi
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

All Nestlé cocoa ‘will be sustainable by end of 2015’

NESTLÉ is set to become the first major confectionery company in the UK to source 100 per cent sustainable cocoa by the end of next year.The York-based confectioner's managing director Andrew McIver said that reaching this landmark goal would make a real ... [Published York Press - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

McDonald’s Already Knows How to Manage Its Franchisee Labor Practices

The National Labor Relations Board  ruling  on Tuesday that McDonald’s could be held responsible for labor conditions in its franchisees’ operations has business groups and lawyers crying foul. McDonald’s says it will appeal, contesting the determination ... [Published Harvard Business Review - Jul 31 2014]

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Apple also conducts audits of its own, and in the past year, it said it "worked closely with Quanta to drive meaningful improvements in areas identified by both the FLA and Apple."
The FLA audit, which assessed Quanta's facilities in Shanghai and Changshu, found that both units "fell short of local requirements for indoor airair quality testing" . Some 80% of workers interviewed at the Shanghai facility claimed to have been charged a hiring fee by a broker or a labor dispatch agent, FLA revea...
...Our own experts have audited these sites 16 times, most recently last month," the company continues. "In the year since the FLA's visit, we have worked closely with Quanta to drive meaningful improvements in areas identified by both the FLA and Apple. Apple conducted four follow-up inspections on top of the annual audits of both facilities, to ensure the needed corrections are in place."

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4 compliance stories you need to know right now [Published Inside Counsel - Aug 22 2014]
Business Affiliates Program Associate | FAIR LA... [Published Associations Now Magazine - Aug 21 2014]
Apple Working To Reduce "Excessive Overtime" An... [Published Hot Hardware - Aug 18 2014]
Apple Works With Quanta To Resolve Labor Rights... [Published Bidness Etc - Aug 18 2014]
Violations found at Apple supplier Quanta's fac... [Published San Jose Business Journal - Aug 18 2014]
Nestlé Tackling Child Labour in Cocoa Farming [Published Food Drink Business Europe - Aug 18 2014]
Apple tackles labor violations in Chinese facto... [Published ZDNet - Aug 18 2014]
Apple Working to Fix Labour Violations at Suppl... [Published International Business Times UK - Aug 18 2014]
Fair Labor Association Delivers Findings of Two... [Published IClarified - Aug 16 2014]
Apple Supplier Facilities Still Plagued by Labo... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Aug 16 2014]
Ethical fashion blends profit, development in A... [Published Taipei Times Online - Aug 16 2014]
Apple Supplier Facilities Still Plagued by Labo... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Aug 16 2014]
Issues Persist At Overseas Apple Suppliers [Published Techno Buffalo - Aug 16 2014]
FLA cites Quanta for further Apple labor problems [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 16 2014]
Apple addresses labor violations at Quanta Chin... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 15 2014]
Fair Labor Association delivers its findings on... [Published Mac Daily News - Aug 15 2014]
Apple addresses labor violations at Quanta Chin... [Published Reuters - Aug 15 2014]
Apple China Supplier Inspection Turns Up Pay, O... [Published Recode - Aug 15 2014]
FLA documents labor violations at Apple supplie... [Published Electronista - Aug 15 2014]
Fair Labor Association supplier audit reveals e... [Published Apple Insider - Aug 15 2014]
Latest audit on two Chinese Apple suppliers fin... [Published Yahoo! News - Aug 15 2014]
Apple Working to Remedy Labor Violations Found ... [Published MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors - All Stories - Aug 15 2014]
Fair Labor Association publishes data from audi... [Published 9 to 5 Mac - Aug 15 2014]
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NESTLE : Tackling child labour in cocoa farming [Published 4 Traders - Aug 13 2014]
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Apple Supplier Facilities Still Plagued by Labo... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Aug 16 2014]
SAM YEH/AFP/Getty Images Some of Apple’s overseas suppliers are still engaged in multiple types of labor violations, according to a new report from the Fair Labor Association (FLA), an independent organization that monitors companies’ compliance ...
Apple Working to Remedy Labor Violations Found ... [Published MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors - All Stories - Aug 15 2014]
The Fair Labor Association (FLA) today published a new report examining two factories operated by Apple-supplier Quanta Computer, finding several code violations related to working hours, recruitment policies, compensation, health and safety, and more ...
Fair Labor Association publishes data from audi... [Published 9 to 5 Mac - Aug 15 2014]
The Fair Labor Association, the group that has been performing independent assessments of Apple’s supplier facilities since 2012, today published findings from audits of Apple suppliers it carried out last year after. The reports include assessments ...
The Fair Labor Association Delivers Its Finding... [Published CrunchGear - Aug 15 2014]
 Back in 2012, Apple signed up for the Fair Labor Association’s voluntary audits in order to bring more transparency to its production practices and supplier partnerships. Today, the FLA released a new report, which contains an audit of two facilities ...
The Fair Labor Association Delivers Its Finding... [Published TechCrunch - Aug 15 2014]
 Back in 2012, Apple signed up for the Fair Labor Association’s voluntary audits in order to bring more transparency to its production practices and supplier partnerships. Today, the FLA released a new report, which contains an audit of two facilities ...
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